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Python Python Basics (2015) Letter Game App Random Item

Prem Yadav
Prem Yadav
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not getting the answer..

hey there In this program not getting where i'm wrong. It showing error " Bummer! Didn't get a correct option back from random_item." please help me to find out the mistake.

# random_item("Treehouse")
# The randomly selected number is 4.
# The return value would be "h"
import random
def random_item(iterable):
    number_of_iterable = random.randint(0,len(list(iterable))-1)
    return number_of_iterable

1 Answer

Hi there,

You're really close here - the issue is that you're returning number_of_iterable, which is the index, when what it wants is the item at that index. So, you just need to change it to:

return iterable[number_of_iterable]